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“Great place ” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cubata

Cubata
16b Arthur Street | Sydenham, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 232 Restaurants in Port Elizabeth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great place ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Simplicity with mouth watering taste. The ribs are simply awesome. Nice atmosphere and place to be, not to forget the prawns. Try it for yourself and agree.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great ribs & prawns but pricy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Loved discovering this hidden place. The ribs, prawns and even the chips were great. Took our own wine and glasses. But the food is not cheep, so be prepared. Despite the price, I'll definitely go again.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“they ran out of food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

everyone at my table got their food and I was told, sorry we ran out share with someone, i was very very very dissapointed, granted the owner told me to come back the following day for a free meal which i did, but at the time, not so good, cleanliness is also a concern at this restaurant

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Glenn”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

You got to get into the vibe of this eating house to enjoy it. Excellent ribs and prawns. Just not sure if we were charged correctly .... but such friendly people we didn't want to hassle.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“adding the date to the bill”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice Restaurant, nice atmosphere, one must get used to the plain set-up. But in this case it attracts the people. So do not expect linen and candles! This is very basic. But the food is excellent. The ribs and prawns are very good. The really negative thing is that the chef tries to talk you into the chef's choice and he will arrange enough for all of you.... Sounds great but then you see the bill. Seems that he is adding up the numbers as he pleases and think the customer will pay (I asked several people who confirmed this). That's why: not recommended by me.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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